Apparently, Professor Anati sees a continuity from Early Bronze II (roughly 2900 to 2650 B.C.) to Middle Bronze I (roughly 2200 to 1950 B.C.) in the Sinai and Negev. In this, Professor Anati follows the suggestion of Rudolph Cohen in “The Mysterious MB I People—Does the Exodus Tradition in the Bible Preserve the Memory of Their Entry Into Canaan?” BAR 09:04.